Korean fried chicken & beer 치맥 (chimac)

No one can stop talking about how much they like about Korean fried chicken especially those who have tried. So, when in Korea, besides going for your usual Korean BBQ or the usual gingseng chicken soup, please try the local fried chicken. In my earlier article, I wrote about a chain store call Two Two…

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Travel in Korea – KTX (Korea Train Express)


Korea high speed train or commonly known as KTX  (Korea Train Express). It is very similar to Japan bullet train (shinkansen) or France TGV. Surprisingly, the train fare is very reasonable. It does not cost you a bomb to take the high speed train. Comparing the fare you pay for shinkansen or TGV, Korea high…

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Travel in Korea – Intercity & Express bus

In my most honest opinion, the best way to see a country is to take the local transport, just like the locals.  In Korea, taking the local express intercity bus is actually pretty efficient and is the best way to see the country from a different perspective.  Unless you are on tight schedule, the local…

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Popular Fried Chicken in Korea

There is one food that I must have every time when I am in Korea. That is non other than Korean fried chicken with beer. The local call it chimac (치맥 ), which is chicken + beer. In fact, you can try any fried chicken store and they are simply delicious. One of my favorite…

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Drinking in Korea, Part 2

Besides the common soju (소주), anyone visits  Korea  makgeolli 막걸리(rice wine in Korean) is the next alcohol drink that you should not miss. This drink was introduced to me years back and it was known to me as “dong dong ju”… but it has gradually become so popular and now is better known as makgeolli. Anyone…

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